Related Olympians: Daughter-in-law of János Garay.
Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)
Valéria Gyenge was the daughter-in-law of János Garay, Sr. who died a brutal death in the Mauthausen-Gusen concentration camp in 1945, and the sister-in-law of János Garay, Jr.. In 1956 directly after the Melbourne Olympics, Gyenge emigrated to Canada and became a famous photographer. As opposed to many of her teammates, she often returned to Hungary, showing her photographs in exhibitions. Her daughter Sue “Soo” Garay became a famous television actress, best known for playing Dr. Claire Davison on the series Psi Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal. Gyenge was inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame in in 1978.
|1952 Summer||19||Helsinki||Swimming||Women's 400 metres Freestyle||Hungary||HUN||1||Gold||OR|
|1956 Summer||23||Melbourne||Swimming||Women's 100 metres Freestyle||Hungary||HUN||5 h1 r2/3|
|1956 Summer||23||Melbourne||Swimming||Women's 400 metres Freestyle||Hungary||HUN||8|
|1956 Summer||23||Melbourne||Swimming||Women's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay||Hungary||HUN||7|
|1956 Summer||23||Melbourne||Swimming||Hungary||Semi-Finals||Heat One||5||1:06.4|
|1956 Summer||23||Melbourne||Swimming||Hungary||Round One||Heat Three||2||QU||1:06.6|
|1952 Summer||19||Helsinki||Swimming||Hungary||Semi-Finals||Heat Two||1||QU||5:16.9|
|1952 Summer||19||Helsinki||Swimming||Hungary||Round One||Heat Three||1||QU||5:22.6|
|1956 Summer||23||Melbourne||Swimming||Hungary||Round One||Heat One||1||QU||5:14.2|